bufniță

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Etymology[edit]

Diminutive of less common bufnă (owl) +‎ -iță, from dialectal buf, bufă, from Vulgar Latin root *būfus ("owl"). Compare Albanian buf, Spanish búho.

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bufniță f (plural bufnițe)

  1. owl (any bird of the order Strigiformes)
  2. (familiar) a shrewish woman, harpy

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  • (bird): buhă (Bubo bubo)

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